|Fire-eyed Diucon Xolmis pyrope
Chilean name: Diucón
|Torres del Paine, Chile
The Fire-eyed Diucon is distributed in central and southern Chile and adjacent areas of south-west Argentina. It is found in woodland, forest edge and farmland and is normally seen perching on bushes or fences.
|The most noticeable feature is its bright red eye but note also the flattish head and the puffed out white throat.
It is a member of the tyrant-flycatcher family and belongs to the same genus as the monjitas of Brazil.